Suzanne Fenton, a researcher and group leader at the National Institutes of Health, explained how early-life exposure to chemicals can lead to abnormal breast development in females and males during puberty
American Conservatism and Donald Trump
Ross Douthat at Amherst College
Douthat is the author of “Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream”.
Living with Climate Change: The Road from Paris
Dale Jamieson at Mount Holyoke College
Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy at NYU, Dale Jamieson, spoke about the many causes leading to the lack of action to address climate change.
Concentration Camps, American Style: Japanese Americans and WWII
Franklin Odo at UMass Amherst
Franklin Odo spoke about Japanese Internment during World War II, the subsequent redress, and how Japanese Americans have been affected by discrimination.
Readings of Collected Works by Gerald Stern
Gerald Stern at Smith College
As a guest of Smith College’s Poetry Center, prized American poet Gerald Stern read from a collection of his works.
Inequality and the Rise of Rural Distress
Palagummi Sainath at Amherst College
Palagummi Sainath spoke about how inequalities between the elite and poor have increased over the last 25 years in India.